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Predicting Continuous Targets Using IBM SPSS Modeler (V16) (0A0V5G)

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Introduction to Predicting Continuous Targets

  • List three modeling objectives
  • List two business questions that involve predicting continuous targets
  • Explain the concept of field measurement level and its implications for selecting a modeling technique
  • List three types of models to predict continuous targets
  • Determine the classification model to use

Building Your Tree Interactively

  • Explain how CHAID grows a tree
  • Explain how C&R Tree grows a tree
  • Build CHAID and C&R Tree models interactively
  • Evaluate models for continuous targets
  • Use the model nugget to score records

Building Your Tree Directly

  • Customize two options in the CHAID node
  • Customize two options in the C&R Tree node
  • List one difference between CHAID and C&R Tree

Using Traditional Statistical Models

  • Explain key concepts for Linear
  • Customize one option in the Linear node
  • Explain key concepts for Cox
  • Customize one option in the Cox node

Using Machine Learning Models

  • Explain key concepts for Neural Net
  • Customize one option in the Neural Net node